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Nov 25, 2012 3:00am PST
looked has come up with plan to fight bullying. now her district in alamosa is adopting a plan. isabella griffin said she wanted to step in when kids made fun of a special needs student. >> i stood up for myself and i would like to stand up for even. >> her program is called be a buddy not a bully, and yesterday i talked to isabella and her dad john about it and asked how she came up with her tips to stop the bullies. >> i remembered what i did for myself and i know what i could do for others, so i thought about what i could say to them to make them feel better like don't listen to them, they're wrong or be who you are. you're fine the way you are. and something like that. >> john, you must be so proud of your daughter. did you expect this to come out of the work that she was doing? >> absolutely not. basically isabella brought -- sat me down and presented 20 pages worth of information on why she wanted to create a plug in school. and when i really sat down and i looked at even that she was doing it was kind of like we need to take this to the principal because this plan and this model,
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
. >> thank you. >> so sweet. joining us now via skype from alamosa, california, is isabella griffin and her father john. good morning to both of you. isabella, congratulations on this great work that you have done, certainly comes in handy for so many kids, i'm sure. how many people have now signed your pledge? >> well, we are actually waiting for our symbol which is for the bracelets to come and then we will go from there. >> and are you surprised, isabella, by the fact that this school picked it up as their official program? i mean, how does that make you feel? >> well, it makes me feel really good that now that i've presented it -- presented it to you, my school, they are going to make it happen. >> yeah. we have some of what we call your confidence points listed here. these are things that a bud woe say to help a friend who is being bullied. one of them that stands out is don't listen to them. you know you are better. these are really important points to think about when you're in the midst of being bullied. how did you come up with these. >> well, i have done a lot of research, and i h
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